Fatmir Besimi

Fatmir Besimi
  • Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs
    Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

PhD in Economics, Staffordshire University, UK. 2002-03, CEO of a public company managing airports in Macedonia; 2003, Vice-Governor, National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia; 2004-06 and 2008-11, Minister of Economy; 2007-08, Economist, World Bank, Kosovo; since 2011, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Macedonia. Teaches at South-East European University, Macedonia. Author of Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy in Macedonia: Accession to the EU (2009) and several articles and working papers.